New Mexico football coach Bob Davie says he will appeal a 30-day suspension handed down by the university following an investigation into alleged misconduct within the program. Davie said Friday that none of the three investigations conducted over a nine-month period found he violated any school policy. “I fully cooperated in every respect and met
New Mexico has suspended football coach Bob Davie for 30 days without pay following an external investigation into allegations of misconduct within the program. Chicago-based law firm Hogan Marren Babbo & Rose could not conclude that Davie or the other New Mexico coaches and staff members obstructed criminal or university investigations into alleged wrongdoing or
CLEMSON, S.C. — Clemson‘s Brent Venables has become the second assistant coach in college football to reach the $2 million plateau. School trustees approved a $300,000 raise for the Tigers’ defensive coordinator on Thursday. It was part of more than $700,000 in raises given to Clemson’s assistants after the team won a third consecutive Atlantic
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Willie Taggart insisted on two things when staff members asked what he needed for his new office: Blow Pops and gummy bears. Not just any gummy bears, either. Haribo gummy bears, his preferred brand. Other than that, there has been no time to make anything feel like home inside the Florida State
Feb 9, 2018 Joel AndersonESPN ATLANTA — In the middle of the postgame chaos at Mercedes Benz Stadium in Atlanta, a blur of crimson and white confetti and cameras and microphones, Najee Harris felt a hand firmly clasp his shoulder from behind. Harris, one of the heroes of Alabama’s come-from-behind title win over Georgia, turned
Feb 9, 2018 Craig Haubert Close ESPN Staff Writer National recruiting analyst and analyst for ESPNU More than a decade of college and pro coaching experience. Graduated from Indiana and Nebraska-Omaha Tom VanHaaren Close ESPN Staff Writer ESPN staff writer Joined ESPN in 2011 Graduated from Central Michigan Recruiting never stops. The 2018 class is
The fax machines are done working for the Class of 2018. After nearly 2,000 prospects signed in the December early signing period, there wasn’t expected to be much drama on Wednesday. That certainly was not the case. Georgia not only held on to the No. 1 class ranking, but demolished the competition adding five-star Tyson
CLEMSON, S.C. — Clemson’s onetime starting running back C.J. Fuller is leaving the Tigers. Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said Wednesday Fuller would graduate this spring and then find a new school to finish his football career. Fuller, a redshirt junior, opened the year as the starter at tailback, but he was passed on the depth
With signing day in the books, we can rank the coaches who were the best recruiters for the 2018 class for the final time. The last month of recruiting brought some big shifts in the rankings and, therefore, in this list. Here is a look at the top 10 recruiters for the 2018 class. 1.
The ink is barely dry on Keondre Coburn‘s national letter of intent, yet the Texas defensive tackle signee already got his first taste of Red River rivalry trash talk. After Coburn, the No. 47 prospect in the ESPN 300, signed with the Longhorns, he posted a tweet discussing how relieved he is that his recruitment
Texas coach Tom Herman confirmed Wednesday that wideout Reggie Hemphill-Mapps will transfer. A redshirt freshman in 2017, Hemphill-Mapps emerged as a key receiver for the Longhorns and finished with 37 receptions, tied for second on the team behind Collin Johnson. “Disappointing, but we wish Reggie the best,” Herman said during his signing day news conference.
LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska sold out its spring game this week in less than 26 hours, a byproduct of the rampant enthusiasm that surrounds the December hire of native son Scott Frost as coach. The Cornhuskers announced the sellout on Wednesday, 90 minutes after seats went on sale to the general public. Tickets were made
A time-zone difference allowed Utah to reveal its first signee several hours before the second signing period was set to open Wednesday morning. Prospects are allowed to sign and send in their national letter of intent at 7 a.m. Wednesday, but that time distinction is specific to each player’s time zone. The Utes announced the
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida State quarterback Deondre Francois won’t be healthy enough to fully participate in spring practice as he rehabs a knee injury, coach Willie Taggart told ESPN on Tuesday. Francois tore the patellar tendon in his left knee in the season opener against Alabama last season and missed the rest of the year.
IOWA CITY, Iowa — Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz and his neighbors settled a bitter legal dispute over the private road they share just hours before trial was set to begin Tuesday, attorneys for both sides confirmed. The deal settles a years-long case in which the nation’s longest-tenured college football coach and his wife faced claims
So how do you go from pretender to contender or from contender to champion in college football? In a word: recruiting. It’s the tried-and-true formula. For all the schemes and strategies, ultimately winning comes down to how good your players are. Take Clemson, Georgia and Penn State as evidence of this. All have seen their
The recruitment of Joshua Moore, the No. 45 ranked prospect in the class of 2018, has come to an end. The Under Armour All-America Game wide receiver committed to Texas over Oregon Sunday after trending to the home-state Longhorns since his Jan. 20 official visit to Austin. Fly High Brother, This is for you️………#Committed pic.twitter.com/eTiwwaykOX
Hawai’i quarterback Dru Brown tweeted Saturday night that he is going to Oklahoma State for his final season. Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.Matthew 7:7 Grateful for the opportunity to play for Oklahoma State University in my final season